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Fourth of July Bean Casserole

The outstanding barbecue taste of these beans makes them a favorite for cookouts all summer and into the fall. It's a popular dish, even with kids. The beef makes it so much better than plain pork and beans. —Donna Fancher, Lawrence, Indiana
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound bacon strips, diced
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (28 ounces) pork and beans
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) lima beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder

Directions

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon, beef and onion until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  • Transfer to a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish; add all beans and mix well. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; stir into beef and bean mixture.
  • Cover and bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Uncover; bake 15 minutes longer.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 278 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 933mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 7g fiber), 12g protein.

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